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Close Rolls, Edward III: July 1366

Pages 288-291

Calendar of Close Rolls, Edward III: Volume 12, 1364-1369. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1910.

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July 1366

July 10.
Westminster.
Master John de Bolton parson of Lythe to William Heroun knight and Richard de Swynhope clerk. Recognisance for 14l. 10s., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels and ecclesiastical goods in Yorkshire.
Charter of William de Wilmynton, giving with warranty to the king, his heirs or assigns, all his lands in Derteford and Wylmynton which descended to him as son and heir after the death of William his father. Dated Derteford, Saturday before the Translation of St. Thomas 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 8 July.
July 11.
Westminster.
Henry de Strother to Joan who was wife of John de Coupland. Recognisance for 500 marks, to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Northumberland.
July 22.
Westminster.
To the sheriff of York. Order at his peril to cause proclamation to be made forbidding any man, under pain of forfeiture thereof, to take corn out of the realm to any foreign parts but to the town of Calais, and that by security to be made to the collectors of customs in the ports where such corn shall be laded that the same shall be brought to Calais and not elsewhere, any command of the king to the contrary notwithstanding; as in consequence of the bad season there is increasing dearness of corn in divers parts of the realm, and the king would provide against the hurt and peril likely to arise therefrom to himself and the people. By K.
[Fœdera.]
The like to the sheriff of Cumberland and thirteen other sheriffs, and to the sheriffs of London.
[Ibid.]
Membrane 14d.
Writing of John Trillowe knight the younger, being a quitclaim with warranty to Baldwin de Friville knight the elder, tenant of the manor of Pynlee by Coventre co. Warrewyk, his heirs and assigns, of the said manor of Pynlee. Dated Westminster, Monday after Midsummer 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 4 July.
Indenture whereby Baldwin de Fryville knight gives to John Trillowe the son knight a yearly rent of 20l. to be taken during his life of the manor of Pynlee co. Warrewyk at Michaelmas and the Annunciation by even portions, (which manor by fine levied before Sir Robert de Thorp and his fellows, the king's justices, was by the said John and Joan his wife granted to the said Baldwin and his heirs for ever, by virtue whereof the said Baldwin acknowledges that he is seised of the said manor,) with a condition that whensoever the said manor shall be deraigned out of the possession of the said Baldwin or of his heirs by any ancient right before the making of these presents, the said rent shall cease; and for payment of the said rent the said Baldwin binds himself and his heirs together with the said manor, granting power to the said John to distrain therein for arrears. Dated Thursday after St. Peter and St. Paul 40 Edward III. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment by the said Baldwin, 5 July.
Writing of William Halden, William Horne and William de Soles, being a quitclaim to Robert de Passhele, his heirs and assigns, of the manor of la Mote in the full and peaceable seisin of the said Robert, and of all other lands, rents and services in Sussex sometime of Edmund de Passhele knight. Witnesses: William de Echyngeham knight, Andrew Sakevile knight, John Waleys knight, Robert de Ore, William de Batesforde, William Tauk, William Merbot, William Olmestede, John Hemery. Dated Echyngehamme, Saturday after St. John ante Portam Latinam 40 Edward III.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 July.
Writing of Robert son of Robert de Passhele, being a quitclaim to Joan who was wife of Edmund de Passhele knight, Reynold de Basynge, William de Halden, William de Horne and William de Soles of the manor of Palstre in the full and peaceable seisin of the said Joan, and of all other lands in Romene marsh and elsewhere in Kent which were sometime of the said Edmund, save in the manor of Thevegate; all which, save the said manor of Thevegate, she holds for her life of the demise of the said Reynold, William, William and William with reversion to them. Dated Wightreshamme, 10 May 40 Edward III. Witnesses: William de Say knight, Stephen de Valoyns knight, Richard atte Lese knight, John Barry, William Tauk, Roger Dygge, William Tur, John Parker, Thomas de Hope.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 July.
Writing of Robert son of Robert de Passhele, being a quitclaim to Richard Charles of the manor of Palstre with other lands in the town of Wyghtreshamme co. Kent, held for life by Joan who was wife of Edmund de Passhele knight by lease of Reynold de Basyng, William de Haldenne, William de Horne and William de Soles with reversion to them, the reversion whereof they have granted to the said Richard and his heirs, by reason whereof the said Joan has attorned tenant to the said Richard. Dated Wyghtreshamme, Monday before Midsummer 40 Edward III. Witnesses: Thomas Pot, John Godefray, Nicholas Godefray, John de Pesyndenne, Thomas Brounyng, William Brounyng, John Haukyn. French.
Memorandum of acknowledgment, 5 July.
July 6.
Westminster.
William Maupas of Westbradenham co. Norffolk to William de Humberstan the younger. Recognisance for 44l. payable by instalments; to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Norffolk.
Feb. 30.
Westminster.
To William de Shareshull, Nicholas de Beek, John de Swynnerton of Hilton and John de la Lee, guardians of the peace and justices of oyer and terminer in Staffordshire and for certain other purposes in their letters patent contained. Order to deliver from time to time before the justices appointed for gaol delivery in Staffordshire all indictments for felonies before them made by reason of, their appointment, staying henceforth any proceedings before them for that cause; as by advice of the council it is ordered that all indictments for felony made before such justices in whatsoever county of the realm shall be sent before the justices appointed for gaol deliveries. By K. and C.
July 11.
Westminster.
Michael Ude to Benedict Zacarie, Matthew Cavason, Anthony Cakeyraynus and Martin his brother. Recognisance for 200 marks, to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Cornwall.
Cancelled on payment, acknowledged by the said Benedict.
July 12.
Westminster.
The abbot of Thame to Nicholas de Staunford clerk. Recognisance for 20l., to be levied etc. of his lands and chattels and ecclesiastical goods in Oxfordshire.
Membrane 13d.
Indenture made between the king and Adam de Seint Ive of London, being a lease from Michaelmas next for two years of the exchanges of the king's and other moneys etc., to be held in all suitable places the city of York excepted, rendering 100l. a year at Easter and Michaelmas by even portions etc. (as above, p. 97). Dated Westminster, 12 July 40 Edward III. French.
[Fœdera.]
July 20.
Westminster.
Henry Aunger of Ireland to Robert Aunger chaplain. Recognisance for 11 marks, to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Ireland.
June 12.
Westminster.
To Gilbert de Umframville earl of Anegoce. Order to send under seal all indictments, records and processes made before him and his fellows, lately appointed justices of oyer and terminer in Lincolnshire, together with the king's commission to them and all other things affecting the premises, also this writ, so that the king shall have the same in the quinzaine of Midsummer; as for particular causes laid before the king and council the king would that all such indictments, records and processes begun and not yet determined shall be determined before the king and not elsewhere.
July 24.
Westminster.
To the sheriffs of London. Order to stay altogether the holding of all pleas or plaints before them moved in the court of London against David de Wolloure clerk of chancery, John de Suthcote his servant and John Smyth labourer, jointly or severally, telling John Broun of London on the king's behalf to sue before the chancellor if he shall see fit; as by custom heretofore used and approved the clerks of chancery nor their servants ought not against their will to be haled or compelled to answer, nor in past time used so to do, before any justices, ministers of the king or other secular judges whatsoever save the chancellor, keepers or keeper of the great seal for the time being, touching any pleas, plaints or demands arising in places where the court (placea) may be which do not affect the king, pleas concerning a freehold, felonies and appeals excepted; and now by complaint of the said David the king has learned that the said John de Suthcote about Midsummer last retained the said John Smyth to serve the said David where he should appoint, being free and not retained in any man's service as he affirmed on oath and as was witnessed by credible persons, but that the said John Broun, alleging that he retained the said John Smyth with him from Easter term last until Michaelmas, and that John Smyth so being in his service withdrew therefrom before his term without reasonable cause, has sued a plaint hereupon in the said court against John de Suthcote, and is threatening to sue divers others, one against the said David for retaining the said John Smyth, another against John Smyth for leaving his service, which if it were suffered would tend to impair the chancellor's jurisdiction, the liberty and privilege of the clerks of chancery and the said custom, which the king would save harmless. By C.
[Fœdera.]
July 30.
Westminster.
Thomas son of Richard de Wylughby knight to John de Newenham canon of the church of St. Mary Lincoln. Recognisance for 100l., to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in the city of London.
July 12.
Westminster.
To William de Clopton the son knight. Order, for particular causes laid before the king and council, forbidding him, under pain of forfeiture, to depart to foreign parts without the king's special licence. By K. and C.
The like to Walter de Clopton and to Edmund de Clopton.
July 28.
Westminster.
To the warden of the Flete prison. Order to set free Richard de Lillebourne and Nicholas Paumes there imprisoned. By K.
Membrane 12d.
July 30.
Westminster.
Thomas Crispyn of Barton to Robert de Muskham clerk. Recognisance for 22 marks, to be levied, in default of payment, of his lands and chattels in Lincolnshire.
Cancelled on payment.